F-Fungi - Field Museum of Natural History (Botany) Fungi Collection

F - The Field Museum
F Collection
1400 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago - IL - United States

The Field Museum is regionally the most important resource for information on fungi and holds one of the largest collections in the country, with close to 250,000 specimens, including mushrooms, microfungi, and lichens. With speciesLink, The Field Museum shares a subset of specimens collected in South America.

Online since: 22/04/2020
Last update: 25/01/2024

Number of records

Total: 4,816
Online: 5,014
Georeferenced: 3,096
(by municipality: 10)
With images: 2,979

Conditions for using the data

The Field Museum releases its collections data under the CC0 public domain waiver (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/). This waiver places our biodiversity collections data in the public domain, and we decline to enforce any intellectual property rights we may have in it. The Museum also makes its multimedia based on collections items and specimens publicly available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) for the distribution, publication, and remixing of media for any non-commercial purpose, as long as you credit the Field Museum and follow the other requirements of the Creative Commons license. For more information, access the Field Museum Norms page [https://www.fieldmuseum.org/science/research/use-collections-data-and-images] that talks in more detail about the licensing and fair use.

How to cite

Field Museum of Natural History (Botany) Fungi Collection (https://fmipt.fieldmuseum.org/ipt/resource?r=fmnh_fungi), accessed through speciesLink at (dd/mm/yyyy).


Matt von Konrat
Sharon Grant